And in this one he's neither a vampire hunter nor an Oscar winner in heavy prosthetics.
It's actor Tom Amandes in Saving Lincoln, the story of honest Abe's life through the perspective of his friend and bodyguard, as filmed in CineCollage.
Here's the release:
"Saving Lincoln, a new film directed ... More >>
Recently, Voice Media Group held a competition to help determine the best music writing in the pages and on the blogs of its 14 papers. This winning piece by Jesse Sykes first appeared in Seattle Weekly's print edition.
By Jessie Sykes
As I was growing up in New York state--where the residents wan ... More >>
In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln was torn: with the War Between the States raging, the clarion call to free the slaves was louder than ever. However, to do so, Lincoln feared a backlash from his own Union forces, who were more concentrated on the rebels then the abolitionists. In the end, the 16th ... More >>
The image above is a sketch of the man who allegedly shot an NYPD officer in Manhattan early this morning -- and who's currently on the run. The suspect is described as a black male, in his 20s, and five-foot-nine with a thin
build. His hair was braided in beaded corn-rows at the time of the shooti ... More >>
Despite a unanimous vote in favor from Community Board 5, the Parks Department had seemed bent on denying "Tourist-in-Chief," the public art project by Leon Reid IV in which he hoped to dress Union Square's George Washington statue in tourist accoutrement: "I Love NY" cap, camera, subway map, and sh ... More >>
Penn State ArchiveLike George Washington, President Clinton dug ice cream -- lots of it.Nutritionist might sum up Bill Clinton's taste in food with a single expression: Junk Food. He was said to have gained 30 pounds during his first presidential compaign in 1992, topping out at over 200 pou ... More >>
On June 17, 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in the New York Harbor. It was a gift from the people of France, designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. Because she is 151-feet tall, Lady Liberty was shipped to the United States in more than 200 pieces. Assembly was completed on October 18, 1 ... More >>
Sure, it may not have the bombast of the 4th of July or the stoic dignity of MLK Day, but Presidents Day is a holiday worth celebrating. Hmm, "celebrating" is too strong a word. How about "observing?" No, that makes it sound almost religious, and it's far from that. Hey, some stores are havin ... More >>
"Several hours"At this very moment, politicians are reading the United States Constitution on the floor of the House of Representatives. The exercise is some sort of symbolic act, led by the newly Republican majority, but also including Democrats, lest they be called terrorists. The reading i ... More >>
Score one for the unions. A public event celebrating Black History Month was supposed to be held at the Bronx Museum of the Arts this evening. But the UAW Local 2110, which organizes local museum workers, went out of contract with the Bronx Museum last summer, and claims management is trying ... More >>
Surely you recall Victory or Death, the massive RZA-helmed tribute to Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze's George Washington Crossing the Potomac painting, except with Wu-Tang members and hidden ninjas and a website that plays a remix of "O Fortuna" at swelling volume? Well our pals at the LA Weekly had ... More >>
Tomorrow is Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday, and to celebrate President Obama will attend a party in Springfield, Illinois. It's sold out, but free tickets are said to be available for "performances in Lincoln's honor," including local students reciting Lincoln's speeches, at the newly-reopened For ... More >>